Definition of Attriting

1. Verb. (present participle of attrite) ¹



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Definition of Attriting

1. attrite [v] - See also: attrite

Lexicographical Neighbors of Attriting

attributively
attributiveness
attributives
attrist
attristed
attrists
attrit
attrite
attrited
attritee
attritees
attriteness
attriter
attriters
attrites
attriting (current term)
attrition
attrition damage
attrition rate
attritional
attritions
attritive
attrits
attritted
attritting
attry
attuent
attuite
attuited
attuites

Literary usage of Attriting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Decisive Force: Strategic Bombing in the Gulf War by Richard G. Davis (1998)
"Air power, attriting more than sixty percent of Iraq's tanks, eliminated the need for a punishing force-on-force battle. When compared with earlier ..."

2. Observations on the Social and Political State of Denmark, and the Duchies by Samuel Laing (1852)
"... in collision with the attriting stones, — but the whole masses have been in motion and rolled about. They are generally of the size of a large chest, ..."

3. History of the Extinct Volcanos of the Basin of Neuwied on the Lower Rhine by Samuel Hibbert (1832)
"... or indeed of any later formation ; in which case, owing to the attriting action of torrents continued in such fissures during an incalculable period of ..."

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